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Restaurant Merlot

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Westport Plaza Hotel Castlebar Street | Westport Plaza & Castlecourt Hotel Resort, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 51166
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A big thank you to all of the staff at Restaurant Merlot for being so accommodating to our group. A special mention to Alex who was so helpful both in organising and when we arrived. Restaurant Merlot offered us a prosecco reception on arrival followed by a two course meal. Food was delicious with really generous portions and so reasonably... More 

Thank Clíona K
Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We ate here two nights out off the three. The food was lovely with a great choice. The staff were all very helpful.

Thank mce026
Ballycastle,Northern Ireland
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I wanted a traditional Sunday lunch with my wife, two teenage sons and my mum so I booked a table for 2 pm by e-mail a couple of weeks prior to the day. On arrival the dining room was about 75% full and it appeared that staff were seating the groups of guests away from each other for privacy. The... More 

Thank FatherTed1_7
Bedford, United Kingdom
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344 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The food here is always top quality served by friendly attentive staff. I've eaten here several times and it has always been very good. A touch of luxury.

Thank Jack G
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We have been staying at the Plaza and dining at the Merlot for 10 years or so but after buying our own property we hadn't been back for about a year. Having gone back this evening reminded us why we loved the Merlot so much, it's not just the excellent food but the wonderfull staff that always make our evening... More 

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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We ate here on Monday night. What a wonderful meal. Brilliant service and the food was glorious. It was above what would normally be hotel standard food.

Thank JamikGalway
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and myself spent 3 nights in the plaza hotel from start to finish all we can say is just brilliant the food is unbelievable omg I have never tasted food like it, the staff are lovely very helpful the hotel itself is lovely shame about the weather 😂 but that is Ireland for you, we will definitely be... More 

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Dunleer, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

If you go nowhere else in Westport go here, you will not be disappointed, you will keep going back. Staff are wonderful, atmosphere so warm friendly and comfortable.

Thank Breda M
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Had an inclusive meal here whilst staying at the hotel. Staff were excellent and went above and beyond to make sure our experience was a great one. Well presented well cooked food and plenty of it. Wouldn't hesitate to return.

Thank slimmerthanever
Mountmellick, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

We had a meal here during a 2 night stay in the hotel. The food was very good an the service was exceptional. Cathy was serving our table and she was so helpful and friendly.

Thank LorraineMullen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Irish, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westport Plaza Hotel Castlebar Street | Westport Plaza & Castlecourt Hotel Resort, Westport, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +353 98 51166
  • This restaurant is at The Castlecourt Hotel
For intimate dining and sumptuous wines, indulge at the Restaurant Merlot. A delightful mix of European and classical Irish flavors, choose from the exciting table d'hote menu or the sophisticated a la carte menu. Pan fried king scallops, seared fillet of Irish beef and a daily selection of locally sourced fresh seafood are just a few things to tantalize the taste buds. And to complement your choice, we will help you select the perfect wine from our extensive range of display in the cellar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?